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THE NEWTOWN BEE.
NEWTOWN, FRIDAY, JAN. 8.
CIRCUIiATION:
JA.HUAST1,188i,
LAST Wi.K,
10
3100
Local Aifairs.
MATTERS OF BUSINESS.
M. Stern's inventory Bale now going
on! Ia order not to carry any winter
goods over we have reduced alt our
cloaks, cape, skirt and millinery to half
price. joat at .s.ou, rormer price wu,
capes tine boucle cloth at $0.50, was $12;
kirtt fine figured brilliantine $1.08, worth
SJ.oO: trimmed, bats at USo ana fll.us,
were $2.50, $3.50 and $4. Bargaios in
every department. Dou'c miss this sale
If you are In need of any ot thn above
mentioned goods. M. Stern, 185 Main
street, liaubury.
Death of Gustavus Adolphus
Hough.
ONE OF TUB OLD RESIDENTS .OK SANDY
liOOK. A LONG TIMK CONNECTED WITH
TUB RUBHKR INDUSTRY.
Uastavui Adolpbu Hough of Sandy
Hook died early Monday morning at the
home of his daughter, Mrs K. N. Betts.
He had been in falling health for months,
bat his condition far some weeks had
been critical.
Mr Hough was born at East Schuyler,
N. V., In 1824. He came to Newtown
about the year 1S4G, and with the .excep
tion of a few years passed in California,
has lived here continuously. Mr Hough
came to Sandy Hook when tho rubber In
dustry was in its infancy. I. B. Harris
came to Newtown at the same time, and
was employed In the same factory with
Mr Hough. On returning from Califor
nia In 185D he was placed in charge of
what Is known as the "Dutch" robber,
and held the position till he retired from
work Jabout four years Ago. Mr Hough
was a man generally liked by the men
nnder him. While possessed of a reso
lute nature, he hud a large heart and was
always ready to do tho men a favor when
called on. Mr Hough was very fond of
children, and nothing delighted him bet
ter than t make them hnppy by some
trilling gift. He whs a tremendous work
er in hid active days', it being Ills general
practice to be at the mill yard at 0 o'clock
every morning. In IS 10, when he came
to S.tndy Hook, good calender men were
scarce, and his services were eagerly
ought after.
Mr Hough Ia survived by one daughter,
Mrs It. N. Betts, with whom he made his
home. Another daughter, Martha, died
In Infancy. A brother, J. V. Hough of
New York, also survives him, and
a sister, Mrs Mary A. Palmer, of
South Haven, Mich. The funeral
was largely attended from St John's
church on Wednesday afternoon, Kev O.
O. Wright cfHciatlng. At the grave the
services were In charge of Hiram lodge,
F. & A. M. Worshipful Master It. B.
Terrlll oflloiated, rendering the beautiful
Masonic bnrial service in an Impressive
manner. A large number of the mem
bers were in attendance, escorting the, re
mains from the house to the church and
to the grave. Tho pall bearers were
Messrs Smith P. Glover, C. W. Can field.
Allison P. Smith, William Ackley, John
L. Hughes and Amnion Taylor. Hand
some fl iral pieces from Hiram lodge and
the Crusader Cojimandery, No. 10, of
Danbury were among the fliral tribute.
AniODg those present from out of town
were John D. Lee of New Brunswick,
N. J., Mr and Mrs Charles Du Boise of
Brooklyn, J. V. Hough of New Vork,
Sherman Thomas of Trumbull, Hugh
Campbell of Jersey City, Rlph Betts of
Brooklyn and James Betts of St Johns
bury, Vt.
AS EXCELLENT ENTERTAISMEST-
THB SANDY HOOK OPKR A HODSK CROWDED
ON TOKSD AT KVENINU.
The lDltlal entertainment, Tuesday
night, at the Sandy nook Opera House,
nnder the auspices ot VUgUm council,
Knights of Columbus, brought out an
audience which completely filled the
house. The program, as outlined In last
week's Bee, was carried out with spirit
There were only a few changes from the
published program. In the place of the
selection by the quartet, MrTugnot gave
a clarionet solo, which was enthusiast!
cally received. Following the minstrel
and musical program, danciDg was en
joyed, a large number being present from
neighboring villages. The committee of
arrangement consisting of J. F. Keat
Ing, Joseph Leayy, Thomas Llllls, M.
Talty, M. Tlerney, J. H. Keane and J. F
Honan, have been warmly congratulated
on the result.
A. F. Clarke salts on Saturday from
New York for a voyage, which Includes
a trip to the Inn mm ot Panama, thenoe
to San Francisco, and on to the Sand
wlch I. lands. He expects to be absent
till after Easter, Mr Clarke, by the way,
was glyen a genuine surprise party, Tues
day night, by the whist club, who called
at Dick's hotel to wish him bon voyage;
They found the genii 1 gentleman enjoy
ing the comforts of a choice Havana,
without a collar or necktie on. He soon
recovered his composure, and the even
ing was pleasantly passed, whist being
the chief diversion. The first prizes were
won by Miss Knapp and Charles O. Peck,
and the consolation by Mrs B ardsley and
TT. J. Beecher. A choice luncheon was
sirred. -
Iy, bow these braeies make people
rotl And when Warner, Taylor &
t::i about woolen blankets and
' 1 t-1 rc!5s and torse blan
Ing their gold for these goods. It pays to
keep warm if It does coat a dollar or two.
Death of Sister Mary Aquin
Powers.
SHE PA89K8 AWAY ON SATURDAY AFTER
AN ILLNESS OK A FEW WEEKS.
Sister Mary Aquin P ewers, the Mother
Superior ot St Hose's parish, died on
Saturday afternoon at 1.10, after an Ill
ness of a few weeks. She was stricken
about Thanksgiving time, and despite
the best of medical care and nursing, she
passed away. Her death Is sincerely
mourned by the people of the parish, and
by all who had come to know her. Sis
ter Aquin was born, March 10, 1800, at
Worcester, Mass. Site received her early
education from the Ladies of the Immac
ulate Heart of Mary, Burlington, Vt. At
the age of 14, she entered the Academy
of Mount St Mary's, Montreal, where she
remained seven years. After graduating
she secured a position in the pnblic
schools of Marlboro, Mass., where for
six years she proved a most successful
teacher. On July 31, 1886, she entered
the Convent of Mercy, Middletown,
Conn., and received the religious habit
March 20, 1887, making her solemn pro
fession of vows April 20, 1889. Her
whole religious life was spent as teacber
in the parcchial school Middletown, with
the exception of the last year. On Au
gust 19, 1895, she came to Newtown to
assume charge of the new- parochial
school In connection with St Rose's
church, and in the short time she had
been here, bad won the love and esteem
of all she had come in contact with. She
delighted to bring comfort to the poor
and distressed. All who met her were
Impressed with the excellence and beauty
of her character. It could be truly said
no one knew her but to love her.
The funeral services were largely at
tended on Monday morning, St Rose's
church being thronged with a congrega
tion filled with emotion of sorrow
Father Fox, the pastor of St Rose's, cele
brated .the mass, with Father McGiveney
of Middletown as deacon, Father Hurley
of Bridgeport, sub deacon, Father Smith,
the curate at St Rose's, master of cere
monies. The absolution after the mass
over the remains was pronounced by the
vicar general, Father Mulcahey of Hart
ford. In a brief and excellent addrtsa
the vicar general spoke of the sacrifices
of the Sisters, and said he was luipr ?saed
to see so many moved to tears, showing
the esteem in which she was held by
both young and old.
The list of clergymen present at the
funeral included, Father Mulcahey, the
vicar general; Fathers Lynch, Traynor
and Kennedy, of Danbury ; Father Crow
ly, of New Milfoid; Father Bannon,
Lakeville; Fathers McGiveney, Fitzslm
iin'ii?, Hur.ev, Dunnigan and Nihill,
Bridgeport; Father McGiveney, Middle
town ; Fathers Sheridan and Cunningham'
Naugatuek; Father O'Connell, Bethel;
Father Barry, Norwalk; Father Lynch,
Stamford ; Fattier Fox and Father Smith,.
Among the many beautiful fljral trib
utes were palms from Ex-Secretary of
State and Mrs Phelan of Bridgeport, and
a bouquet with the words, "Our Teach
er," from the children at sandy Hook.
The remains were taken to Middletown
on the 11.27 train in charge of Undertak
er Keating, where the interment took
place. At the depot in Middletown they
were met by a large concourse of people
who bad known her well. The body was
taken to St John's church, where the
funeral services were held. The church
was filled to ovei flowing.
A HARMONIOUS AND DELIGHTFUL GATHER
W9
THE ANNUAL MEETING OP THE CONGRE
GATIONAL CHURCH ON WEDNESDAY
NKIHT. '
The annual re-union and meeting for
the presentation of reports of the Con
gregational church was held on Wednes
day night and was a delightful gathering
In every way. All the departments of
the church work were shown to be in
good erudition, and the church united
and harmonious. Kev Mr Barker pre
sided In bis usual happy vein and made
an interesting address in closing. v Those
who took part were : The venerable and
beloved deacon, Henry Faircbild; L. C.
Morris, who gave the excellent report of
the ecclesiastical society; Allison P
Smith, who spoke for the Sunday school;
MUs Eflla Wolcott, on the work in outly
ing districts; Mrs M. C. Codgers, on the
Sunday evening missionary meetings;
Mrs O Is W. Barker on tie Ladiee' Mis
sionary society ; Miss Mabel Morris, on
the mid-week service; Mrs John B. Peck,
on the Sunday morning service; Curtis
P. Morris, for the Sunday school library;
Miss Susie J. Scudder, for the primary
department of the Sunday tcbool; Mrs
W, M. Beynolds, on the work of the La
dles' society ; George F. Duucombe, the
church statistical report ; M. C. JRodgers,
on the Huntlngtown Sunday school ; Ar
thur J. Smith, on the church music. Miss
Carrie H. Jonas had an Interesting part.
The officers elected were: Chorister, Ar
thur J. Smith ; clerk and treasurer, O
F. Buncombe; members of church com
mlttee, Mrs M. C. Itodgers,Miss Wolcott,
C. B. Taylor and L. C. Morris.
; IT SPEAK3 FOB ITSELF-
The following Is a copy of the petition
lodged with the selectmen. It speaks
loudly for itself.
We, the undersigned electors and tax
payers of the town of Newtown respect
fully petition William H. Hubbell, Henry
G. Curtis and William H. Glover, select
men ot Newtown, to Instruct counsel for
said town to prosecute at as early a date
a possible the case now pending in the
.superior uourt or x all tima counry, viz
N. X. AN. It K. Co. vs. Town of
Newtown and N. Y. and N. H. R. II. Co.,
which case has been t ending for about
three years, said ca-e being the abolition
of the grade crossings near the residence
of Patrick Houlihan ia Land's End dis
trict In said town, where several citizens
of the town have been killed within re
cent years.
BERKSHIRE.
Mr and Mrs William Hard spent the
holidays In Wilton. Mr HIrschfleld baa
been a guest at Jerry Carey's.
Alonza Taylor has been oa the sick
list.
Miss Sadie B. Minor ia spending the
week to Nyack, N. Y, the guest of her
brother.
Ira Wildman baa purchased the Charles
Hinman plaee of four or flva acres, near
S. S. Scudder's In Dodglngtown.
It te reported that the Barnura plaoe In
Titra tt eicisar-Bi tad, lit
Yonrg ; of Merryall district, New Mil
ford, bt'lnsj; the purchaser. Mr Voungs
villi take po9afion April 1. ,
THS C0S3RE3ATI0SAI, CHOUGH v
Tue pastor will speak next Tuesday
evening at the prayer meeting service
on Paui's first letter to Timothy. Ai
tniration for the nun deepens as more
study is given to bl letters and life
Hii letters are a portraiture of himself.
The January meeting of the Ladies
Mhst.iairy Society will be held In the
lower room of the church next Wed
nesday afternoon, January . 13, at
o'clock. The topic will be that eng.
geated In "Life and Light," "Missionary
Llteratuie."
Rev Mr Barker will begin next Friday
evening, January 15, In the schoolhoute
near Bennett's Bridge a series of talks on
bis travels in the East. The theme
which would cover them all is, "Across
the Seas to the Holy Land."
Two of the assistant secretary of the
Young Men's Christian Association of
Bridgeport, W. H. Davis and Harland
Yaughan are to come to Newtown and
give a stereopticon lecture next Sunday
evening, January 10, in the Congrega
tlonal church. Their object in coming
Is to give the Newtown people, through
eye-gate, an idea of what the Y. M. C.
A. is doing ia all our large cities to
reach young men with refining and
Christian influences.
Mr and Mrs Michael Qalvin of Zoar
spent a few days with friends in Bridge
port, this week.
Miss Josephine Galvin of Bridgeport
wag home during the holidays.
Walter and Archie Edwards of
Shelton are guests of Arthur Beardsley.
Mrs Iiaac Baers is able to get aronnd
the house with a cane, after being laid
up three weeks with a sprained ankle.
Walter Johnson Is confined to the bed
most of the time, sufl'iring with rheuma
tism. Previous to inventory to close out win
ter goods and odd lots, E. F. Hawley will
have a cash reduction sale, commencing
Saturday, January 9.
The Sit.er9 at St Rose's desire to ex
press their thanks to all who kindly as
sisted them by their help and sympathy
during the illness of the lamented Sister
Aquin.
Foster, Besse & Co., the Bridgeport
clothier?, are giviug away a pretty calen
dar for 1897. Call and get one whether
purchase is made or not, it will be freely
given.
Dr R N. Betts aad family vt inh to ex
tend tbt ir most sincere and heartfelt
thanks to neighbors and friends, to the
members of Hiram lodge, No. 18, also to
Cruader Commandry, No. 10, of Dan
bury, who so kindly remembered them
by words of love, deeds of kindness and
magnanimous generosity during the se
vere illness and death of G. A. Hough,
father of Mrs K. N. Betts.
The Town hall was very tastefully dec
orated for the Knights of Columbus ball.
Patrick Gannon doing the decorating.
fhe hall looked finely, rings and bunting
being used with good effect. The con
cert, preceding the dancing, by Gil mar
tin's orchestra, was very much erjiyed.
Mr and Mrs Michael Callahan of San-
dv Hook were called to mourn the loss
of a member of their household on Tues
day, a brighc boy of four years. The re
mains were taken to Trenton, N. J., for
burial.
The Mn's whist club will be entertain
ed thi-i (Friday) evening by Oeoige F.
rayior.
The time has come for bargains. Ihe
. H Ben nctt Shoe Co. has iust conclud
ed stock taking and many broken lots of
snoes, boots and slippers are to be moved
out at once at ridiculously low prices. A
partial use pi rne bargains is to be found
in this firm's announcement elsewhere.
Warner, Taylor & Curtis are selling.
among other goods, at a bargain. Ar
mour's shaved beef at 20c a can, and first
class, Boston baked beans at lOo ana a
full line of canned goods,, including as
paragus tips, etc.
Mrs Daniel G Beers and daughter.
Miss Bessie, left, Wednesday, for Saranac
LiiKe, is. x., where thev expect to spend
the remainder of the winter.
The young men of Sandv Hook will be
glad to know, and their best girls will
too, tnat warner. Tavlor & ICurtia sell
jowney s ceieoracea candles.
Thomas H. Dalv and wife of Nauea
tack spent New Year's with his grand
father, Thomas Costello, of Hanover,
Miss Mary A. Costello of Berkshire and
Miss Nellie C. Collins of Bridgeport have
visited their cousin, Miss Norah F. Cos-
teiio, oi Hanover.
Micheal Keane of Brooklyn is visiting
Dis mother, Mrs Martin Keane of Han
over. .
James McNamara of Hanover spent
sunaay witn irienas in Bridgeport.
Michael Bradley and James Feeny of
Brldgewater were guests of friends in
town oyer New Year's.
B!g bargain in California prnnes at 5c
pound ana nar'iett evaporated pears at
12c pound, at j&. f . uawiey s.
R F. Hawley offers a' bargain, this
weeK, in new iat o. t Block Island
msckere), 10c pound, worth 15; also
cnnicesi ew vrieans molasses and va
nilla-4rup 50o gallon.
Another car of White Loaf flour In to
day at E. F. Hawley 's. Special price,
less than ear load prices, at the car.
85.25 Your last chance to buy a first
Class fnur cheap; this week only.
-"Old, yet ever new, and simple and
beautiful ever," sings the poet, in words
wbicn might well apply to AVer's sarsa
pari) la the most efficient and scientific
blood-parlfler ever offered to suffering
humanity. Nothing but superior merit
keeps it to long at the front.
Ayer's hygienic coffee Is the only
- Tho kind Bosa ' martes Mtt Biscuits with.' :
PURE, STRONG, RELIABLE.
Is the verdict arrived at by
Chemical Analysis of
MING
POWDER
Economy, Health and Satisfactory
Results nttend its use.
MANurAOTuntD m -.
C. , BOSS i-OX, Mew Loadea, Coaa.
Tie Iloivland Dry G wds Co.,
(Formerly the Howland Stark Co.)
We are celebrating the New
Year with a big Sale in every
i department.
We always have a big sale
in J anuary, but this year s is
the biggest yet one that is
worth coming to, no matter
how far away you may be.
It has been a phenomenal
season to buy goods under
value. Manufacturers, impor
ters and jobbers have been
closing out their overstocks at
whatever prices they would
bring, rather than carry the
goods over till next season.
We are not glad that any
body must lose, but if a loss is
to be made, we want to have a
finger in the pie so as to pro
duce phenomenal bargains for
you.
The present state of the
market gives that chance.
We quote a few prices:
Fancy Silks, worth all the way up to (4,
at 75c, $1 and (1.25.
Black Silks, stripes and brocades, worth
75c and $1, at 68c-
Fancy Dress Goods, in colors and black,
worth all the way up to 2, at 88a.
Wash Goods, worth all the way up to 25c, at
c, 5c, 6 1 4 and lOo.
Women's Jackets, best styles, worth all the
way up to $35, at (2.75, (5, (7.50, (10 and $15,
Women's ready made suits -worth all tha
way up to (46, at (5, (7.50, (10 and (16.
Lace Curtains worth (2 and (2.25, at (1.35 a
pair.
Chenille portieres worth (2 and 2.50 to (9 at
(1.76 to (6.50.
Every January we have
sales in linens and housekeep-
ng goods muslin underwear,
shoes, etc., at prices to sur
prise people. These sales are
now in full blast.and are bring-
ng crowds ol people irom all
over this section.
Goods bought of us are de-
ivered free to any town in this
region, and everything is sold
on condition that it can be re
turned if not satisfactory.
TAe Howland Dry Goods Co.
Bridgeport, Conn.
WM. B. SNIFFEN
JEWELER
-AND-
OPTICIAN,
SANDY HOOK, CONN.
drink that contains all the elements one's
ystem requires. Grocers sell it.
EXPOSURE TO DISEASE
Does not necessarily mean the contrac
tion of disease provided the system is in
a vigorous condition, with the blood pure
and all tbe organs in healthy action.
When in such a condition contagion is
readily resisted and the disease germs
can Hud no lodgment. Hood's saraapa-
rilla U the best medicine to build up tbe
system because it makes pure, rich blood,
and pure blood is the basis of good
health. In cola weather it ia especially
necessary to keep up the health tone be
cause the body is subject to greater ex
posure 'ana more name to disease.
Hood's fearsapariila is tbe safeguard oi
health.
Mr and Mrs Edwin Hooks welcomed a
daughter In their home yesterday.
A son was bora to Mrs Benjamin May-
nardon Sunday.
Tbe two large elms that have made
shade in front of the Grand Central hotel
for so many years were levelled to tbe
ground on Thursday by George R. Wil
son and mn of Taunton. Tbe trees
were victims of the elm tree pest.
Deputy S. C. Bradley of Greenfield
Hill voiced Potatuck Grange, Tuesday
evening as inspector, and reported him
self as well pleased witn tne condition oi
affairs. He was a guest of C. B. John
son. E. L. Johnson butchered five fine
spring pig. Thursday. They weighed
up about 1800 pounds of poik.
Hood's Pills cure all liver Ills.
If yon want a reliable dye tha"; will
color an even brown or black, - and wi 1
please and satisfy you every time, use
Buckingham's dye for the whiskers.
The best anodyne and expectorant for
the cure of colds, coughs, and all throat,
lung, acd bronchial troubles, Is undoubt
edly Ayer's cherry pectoral, tbe only
specific for colds and coughs admitted on
exhibition at tbe Chicago world's Fair
One of the best places to purchase
aoDroDriate and pretty gifts is
at 63 Fairfield avenue, Bridge
port. There you will find elegant
cards for one, two, three and five
cent, i Decorated glove, handkerchief
and iswei boxes in celluloid and silver
Fountain pens, gold pent with pearl
handle, gold pencils, 50c paper dolls for
19c : pictures, iratnes, games, coys, etc,
Mr Northrop wishes us to Invite all of
our readers to call and examine his stock
prices when they visit Bridgeport.
$100 RKWAED 100.
The readers of this paners will be pleased
to learn that there is at least one dreaded dis
ease that science ban been able to core in all
Its stages, and that Catarrh. Hall's CaUarrb
Core ia tbe only positive cure known to tbe
medical fraternity. Catarrh being a constitu
tional disease, requires a constitutional
treatment. Hall's Catarrh Care is taken In.
ternally, acting . directly upon ' tbe
blood and mucous siufaeea of tbe
system thereby destroying tbe foundation
oi tne disease, ana giving tue patient sirengin
by building up tbe constitution and assisting
nature In doing its work. Tbe proprietors
b'lveso much faith In its curative powers,
that they offer ft 100 tor any ease that It tails to
cure, send for list ol testimonials.
Address, V.J. ctlB.Nls.ir co Toledo, O.
49-3old by Druggists, 76c. .
HOOD'S PIWL3 oar Liver IB
Callousness, Iadl'etio'v nscdiUh
A tlcwastt toxsv. JUL LVr ; 1
PEICES FALL
All the season our goods have been worth more than we
asked. Customers who looked elsewhere and then came
back here to1 buy told us over and over again that we had
the best values in the city. -Now
we have thrown away these price cards and marked
new figures, not much more than half as high, on every suit
and overcoat left. The goods are all right. They are just
as good as can be made. They are the goods we were ask
ing other prices for, a week ago. It's just our way of clear
ing our tables.
SUITS
Here's an all wool suit. Was a bargain at" $8. 50 now
it's only $5. Better suits, that were bargains at $10,12.50
$13.50, now bunched at one price, $7.50. All other grades
including those made by Kogers, Peet & Co., reduced 3.00
to 6.00 per suit.
OVERCOATS
Our 10.00 overcoats were the
trade at that price. Now they
clean saving of 2.50 on each.
OC nn ,, i i. t e aa. oe
Knitted Warmth. Sweaters for men and boys. They dou
ble the pleasure of skating or sleighing. A turtle neck
sweater for boys, all wool, stripes on collar, neck, cuffs and
,body 1.50. Toques 25c, 37c, 50c. The colder the weath
er the more you appreciate hats, gloves and underwear
bought here.
JOHN F. KEANE & CO.,
849 Vain Street, corner John street
"7e'Tre Oon.cl
Many broken lines of Shoes, Boots and Slippers have
come to our notice which we propose to move out at
these prices.
Lot Ladles' Stout Winter Shoes some witn
cork soles (sizes broken) formerly $2, $2.60
and $3 at t,l.i". t
Lot Girls' $1.50 Spring Heel Barton at 99c a
pair.
Lot Boys' $1 60 Button and Lace Shoes at
99c a pair.
Lot Children's $1 Shoes at 69o the pair.
Lot Men's $2, $2.50 and $.') Shoes at $1.49 the
pair.
Lot Ch'ldren's and Ladies' Felt and Cham-
oer Slippers at 20s.
TRUNKS AND BAGS.
-THE-
C. H. BENNETT SHOE CO.-
307 Main Street,
W. E. RATTAN,
DEHNTTIST
NewMilfo-d, Conn
IU B. 11. SHOPP,
33ez3it;lst.
All Anesthetics administered Office Honrs :
9 a. m. to 5. p.m.; Wednesdays and Thursdays
in Washington. HOTCHKISSSVILLE, CONN.
FIR S A LR - A young farrow cow. EUGENE
NORTH BOP, Hattertown.
F
lOKSALK Two colts, 8 and vearo old;
large. banilHoiDU m goon conmuon. i-nese
t will be sold cheap. C. . PECK, New-
colt.
town, C nn.
pOR !)4LK CHEAP
well broken, three
1 year old colt. .
Woodbury, Oonn.
JASOM E. PARKER, North
IfcR8ALE- few choice Whita Wyandotte
1 "Cockerels. C E GILHERT. Stevenson, Ct.
D18TUICT OF NEWTOWN, ss Probate Court,
Januarv 5. 1HU7.
EHtateof EOW4RDM. BOTSFORD late of
Newtown, in sid district, as lgning debtor
The Trustee having exhibited his admlnin
tration accounts with said estate to this
Court tor allowance, it is .
OttDEKED That the 14th day of Jan., A. D.,
1897, at -2 o'clock in the atternoon at the Pro
hnto offloe in Newtown be and the same is as
signed tor a hearing on the allowance of said
administration account, with said estate, and
this Court directs the trustee to cite all
persons interested therein to appear at sai J
time and place, by publishing this order in
some newspaper published in Fairfield oonn
tv and having a circulation in said Dis.
trlot, and by posting a copy on the public
sign-post in the Town ot Newtown. .
OXFORD.
TUE TAX PATERS ARE KICKING.
At the Board of - Relief meeting on
Mondiv there was an unusual number
ot tax payers appeared to appeal from
the assessors valuation of their property.
The next meeting will be on Monday of
of next week.
DON'T WANT THIS PROBATE DISTRICT
ABOLISHED.
A remonstrance - against the setting
aside of this town as a Probate district is
being signed by a large majority or the
voters and taxpayers of town.
Must of the voune students of town,
who are in Dursult of education in differ
ent states, returned to their studies, this
Harry Tomlinson of Five Mill HilJ had
the misfortune to have an arm Drone Dy
the kick of a horse, a few weeks ago.
The fracture is doine as well as can be
expected from an accident of similar
CoftrftCtPr "
John N. Williams has cancelled his
contract with the King, Richard on Pub
llshinir Co.. of Springfield. Maes , and
entered the employ of George Wallace
at his famous Quaasapaug resort. '
Miss Bessie c;able has reopened her
dancing lessons and at the meeting, last
Saturday evening, an enjayable time was
had bv about 14 coupies. : ine next.
meeting will be Saturday evening this
week.
LONG HILL-
Through tbe kindness of F. W. Badley,
the members who attended the last meet
tnr of Parlor Rock council were favored
with novel entertainment, consisting of
selections played on the graphophone.
The treat was ereatlv enjoyed by all
presents. . ;
STEPNET. ' ,
Harry Perkins Is visiting, his ancle,
Uoa les ferkins oi isetnei.
Mrs Harry Piatt Is spending tne win.
ter with her son. Thomas Perkins.
Mrs Patrick Lvnch is in a very feeble
condition gradually failing.
"I have taken Hood'a Sarsaparilla for
rheumatism with which I was troubled
for three vea s. I was so tbatlcouH
not walk or sleep and oould not stoop
over, bat I am healthy since taking
Ht od anr1lla and
meni It.' Mrs M. Carroll
t rtit, urweport.
25 to CO
P r Cent off.
25 to 50
Per Cent off
acknowledged kings of the
all go at 7.50. A clear,
15.00 overcoats at 10.00, i
aa i no en i
Bridgeport, Ct
- ULd.ed.
Lot Ladies' 75c Oongola Oxfords at 49c pair.
Lot Ladies' Serge Cor gress, size 3 and 4 at
15o the prir.
Lot Girls' Button Shoes, broken sizes, soiled
by water, at 25c.
lot Ladies' 2 1-2 and J rubbers at 18c pair.
Lot Children's 50c warm lined rubbers at
25c the pair.
Lot Men's Buckle Arctics at 67c a pair.
Lot Men's 10c Blacking at 3c.
Bargains galore in each ard every; depart
ment
Bridgeport, Conn.
A BIO THING.
Motormen's mittens, mackintosh mittens,
rubber mittens and Koj Scotitt stockings
things that the wet and cold can't get through
Not handsome and dainty, but big, thick.
heavy and warm outdoor duds that are matle
to stand exposure and hurd usage. There's
nothing like them tor comfort.
RiderSherwoodCo.
144 WATFR ST , BRIDGEPORT. CT
Telephone Call, 546-2.
BRIDGEPORT
JSIURER!E!S
Experimental and Sale Gronnds.
Barnum, Av, Cor. Old Mill Av
Trolly cars take you there in five minutes
from the depot.
wny not come and select your own
trees. You can save mone" by so do
ing. Besides getting fresb-dng and
and reliable trees, yon can find Ap.
pies. Cherries, Pews. Peaches, Japan
Plums, the LARGEST VARIETY IH
BEW ENGLAND, and trees that bear
truit the second year after planting.
Quinces, Currants, Raspberries,
Strawberries, Mulberries, Ornamental
Trees, and Shrubs, Roses, etc.
Come and look at us.
NEW
LINE STAPLE GR0CEKIES
-AT-
CASSIDY'S,
Leading
Grocery Store.
SOUTH OF 1TAIN.CT.
rioois.1 Looii!
HOSSE SHOEING SI 00. 8HABPF.N1KS
SHOES 60o These Prices are Spot Cash at
A. W. B ASSETFS
BLACKSMITH SHOP' SA5DT HOOK, COIN.
LUMBER, SHINGLES. SASH D00ES
acd BLINDS-
Wholesale or Retail. Can give City Prices
Shall be pleased to Correspond witb any
Parties in any Plaee.
3E3. O. IIsATT.
H4 WLEYV1LLE, COK.
WHITING'S
A SPE IAL SALE Of
WHITIHG'SPAPFB
PAPER
Five auire package Whiting's satin wove or
oream laid 30c, usually 50c. Hi Envelopes 25o
Post Office News Room,
NO. U P. 0. ARCADE,
- Bridgeport, Conn.
VTKWTOWH
BAVflfBS BASK Newtown
LI Conn. Incorporated 1856.
PH11XJ CLAKJUC, President; c M. nukth
ROP, Treasurer. HOUBS a. m. to 3 p.m.;
Mondays, v to a p. m.
TXiH SALE Some aroxl hay and straw. In
r quire ol crtA RLK9 WEEGE, Botuiord, CU;
at the Marinda O lover place. -
WANTED A cheap pair ot working cattle,
foroash FRANK MAZABS, Booth's Ilill
Trumbull ; P. O. Address, Niehols, conn.
TIOR
SALE Nearly new Portland sleisb;
JC also all kinds wagons, alelghsand harness
ia oarnesa-
es; also lx-norse power enmne
DAK1N, Hotohkissville, Conn.
WU.L1AM
NOTICE Tbe Board of Relief will be in ses
dnn nn Hatnrd av. .1 anuarv & 1897 tor I hn
PIUVo 1 ' H I j .
hthlw wnn hTtaS; of appeals troin toe Board ot Asses
.? yir P'sors fHOBAOT B. CAMP, 81MON CORBT,
rOil, 11 Man ,joHN ikaVY, Board ot Belief. Dated at
i JNewtown, January , ran. ;
jj
I THE TABLE , jewel Cases, Photo Holders, Collar and
OP 29c Cuff Boxes says so on tht box.
f Jewelry one of the prettiest lots to be
FRENCH HENRIETTAS. , . v . t
All-wool goods, full 38-ln fit In
nicely with the other holiday drees stuffs
that have been marked down ; fine qual
ity and in complete assortment of color
ings. On the table near Fairfield Ave
entrance.
Underskirts. Short flannel ones, yoke
band, deep hem, extra width, for 25, 33,
48 and 69 cents silk embroidered for 98
cents.
Scotch flinnel, pinked edge, embroid
ered with silk, for $1.48.
Black sateen, 2 corded ruffles, $1 00
embroidered with silk. $1.25 ribbon
trimmed, $1.98. Heavy Melton cloth,
85c, $1 00 and $1.48. All-wool flannel,
91 98 and $2.50.
Black moreen, $2 25 ones for 91.98
$2 98 ones for $2.50 $5 00 ones for $3 98.
Taffeta silk examine the quality of silk,
tbe workmanship and style listen to
the price, $5 98 ! A fine present.
Cut Glass all the pretty conceits
known are here represented. Vases, 6
to 8-in. high, 29 cents each. Soap Dishes
with metal top, 75 cents.
Wave Crest Ware Pin Trays, 25 cents
Cigar Trays, 25 cents. Bon Bon Boxes,
HURLING RAM!
2.191-2.
There has betn so many Inquiries abont
this fast and handsome son ol Vt'ilkesdale.
that I have decided to reduce bis service tee
to a limited number ot mares tor this fall and
winter as he goes Into training In the Spring.
TERMS: 825 For a Colt.
Address: ORENAUG FARM, Woodbury Conn
or JOSEPH ATCHISON" Central Bow,
Hartford. Conn.
THE FAMOUS HOMESTEAD
PA.LNT3
are the best paste nalnta in the world. They
are mnde by f W levoe & Co., in all shades
Vou add pure litisec oil, stir tboroush.y and
the result is a pptnt tnat is remarkable tor it
beauty ard ourabillty Experts who have
used ell kinds pronounce tbe Homestead tbe
best- Color cards on application.
We have everything in the line ol Paints
and Paimeis' Supplies. Priced are low and
every article la warranted to be zactly as
represented.
TITS
HUBBELL.&WADE COMPANY
362 Water St.. BridsreTiort, Conn
ARE
YOUR
BUILDINGS,
Stock or Personal property Insured? II
they are not co cannot afford to go with
out tire protection. If you are near the re
newal period would like to talk with yon
about Fire insurance. look op your pol
icy dates and come and see me a few days
before they expire v . -
FRANK WRIGHT.
THESE PRICES FOR CASH ONLY
Raisins, S lbs 2ftc ; Prunes. lb for 25c, choice
i lbs 25c; Clams, Scans Iftc; Condensed Milk,
S cans 25e; 8nlmon, choice. 2 cans Soc; Corn,
nice 6c can ; Rice 6 lbs 25o ; Pure 8pice, 5c qr 1 b
Pure BaRlna: r owaer, zoo to; nest ui i laaes,
lb for Vie; Tomatoes, choice, S vans 45c;
Mustard. Sb Is Sic; strip Cod, 7o lb; Fine
Herrinir. 4o lb: Soan.T bara25c: Raked Beans.
Scans 25c; Duryeas Corn Starch, 8 lbs 25c;
Choice Oolong or Japan Tea. Hoc lb; Cottee, 25
to BSC id; Nutnotone, Desiioryour bujub. ai
the Old Stand.
A. B. Fancher,
HAWXETTOJ.E CZVTTK
rrin wan) of a srood borse bower, bay tbe
FEARLESS.orlwillsellyoua St Johnsville
double gear A No. 1-cheap. Agent lortneo-l-
ebraieu uica ouiwr. who wmio, u,,..,
etc. corresnoudenoe solicited. GEORGE F.
DUNCO M. Bl, newiown, uidu.
Kurd's Casli Store
IS THS PLATE .
Where yon can buy a barrel of White I-of
Flour at car ioau raies, iuauHuu,v ia gui
anteed to be the best or money refunded.
G nn luted Sugar V3 ids for i. mw tirron
IS rwr lt. new riica ami aHima ni luwesi
nrtnM. Tiv DMnd ot fiar pute Coffee for
35t'. emund while von wait. Pure Rock Salt
lor s ilting pork, always on band at '
W.N. HMD'S,
STKFKET DEPOT.
CONN, j
WANTED!
Old Postage and Revenue Stamps
Highest Cash price paid for same
B 3 sure and see m before selling
elsewhere
WILLIAM K. MIX,
At Wen t won h'a Furniture Store, 69 A 71 Juhn
bi jsnagepors, vonn. .
Cuff Boxes says so on the box.
Jewelry one of the prettiest lots to be
found anywhere. All .tbe very newest
novelties. The lowest prices. . The
most brilliant line ot choice sterling
silver goods that we have ever shown.
Lamps. Xo such beautiftl lamp
Varieties In this section of tbe State.
Banquet lamp;, from $1.69 to $17.00.
Elegant globes.
Down Pillows all Down. Un
covered ones that are selling for 45, 60,
75 centi and $1.00. And large plaid
Linen to cover them with, for 12 12, 14
and 16 cents a yardj
The Upholstery department offers 25
sample Sofa Pillows, worth from $4.00 '
to $6 00, for .$3-00 each. And your
choice from 100 Head Rests, at 25 cents
each. Had .rather sacrifice them at
those prices than lay them away.
3 Lots Mantel Draperies, for $1 25,
$1 50 and $1.93 respectively.
5 Lot3 Stand Covers, for 4S, 63, 75, 9Sc
and $2.45.
1 Lot Head Rests, 2 for 25 cents. 1
Lot Stand Covers, 2 for 25 cents. 1 Lot
Jap Cloth Lambrequins, 25 cents each.
It will be difficult to appreciate bow low
those prices are however unless yon see
the goods.
xuuuu bujt wuere. &11 auie yery newegs
JOHN &CO
340 MAIN STREET.
Bridgeport, Conn.
WATCHES, CLOCKS AND
JEWELRY.
Pine Watch and Clock Repairing a Special
ty. Cash Paid for Old Gold & Silver.
Have You a Good Rye
Crop?
We make fine flour in the new bolt'mill at
South Bti'ain. AU kinds of rrain- ground
while you wait at reasonable prices. Sawing;
done at shoit notice. J. A. BaIRD, South
Britain, Ct.
B
EK KEEPERS WANTED
for my catalogue of supplies.
containing everything needed
from a polished section. Si a
lotki to a comp ete bive, I dove
compl-te 1 50, iu flat 1.25.
Will exchange beeswax for
goods or cash. Samples ot
Ion and catalogue free. EDWIN
E. SMITH, Watertown. Conn.
WAGONS. CARRIAGES.
)ome and see tbe Wagons and Buggies we
nave on band. Popular prices and Quick
lea. Now is the time to buy.
D-G-BEERS At CO., Newtown, Conn.
UONEY FOR TOU Here is a list of the
ill stxmpg found on old photographs and
the prices we pay tor each: lo playing cards,
red. 25c; 2c playing cards, blue. 5c; 2c playing
cards, orange. 2uc; 2c proprietary orange. 25c;
2c certificate, blue or orange, luc; Ss playing
cards, green, $1 ; 4c playing cards, vioiet, $1 ;
lie proprietary orange, 5. tee what you can
doii ana Bring weui 10 us on id. pnoiograpu,
and we will remove them without injury. It
you have any kind not listed or old postage
stamps send them to us for prices. W.L.
DUNBAR ASCO, Room SO.Conn. National Bank
Building, Bridgeport. Conn.
FOR 8AL2- An extra good farm horse, good
worker and driver. 8 sears old. weight
about Uuu pounds, all right tor any one to use
and price very reasonable. F. 8. FtUSBlE,
Brookneia uenter conn.
WATCHES & CLOCKS REPAIRED I
By a Swiss watch maker. Hereafter I
may be lound at the i. Davis' House
near Bo ta ford depot, where t shall be
pleased to wait on my old customers
in a sai lstactory manner.
Charges
moderate. HENiu.
BoUtord, Conn.
BOURQUENEZ.
VTOT1CK I will be at the Town clerk's office
L on Saturday afternoon, September la.
Irom 1 TO p. m., ana every eaturaay ioliow.
ing. until lurtner nouce. ausa
notice. ROBERT A.
CLARK, Collector.
DOST FORGET John H. field's Watch Hos
pital, Wall street, Bridge oort,w hen your
watch needs repairing. Tbor-.tugn wora
guaranteed and prices very moderate.
REWARD or aioo paid tor a cent red
stamp, is oed by Postmaster Mitchell ol
Sew Haven in ISM. Tbe stamp has his signa
ture acroes the face. It you dud one don't cut
out the stamp but save the entire envelope.
I buy all kinds ol old stamps. Send S-cent
stamp tor my buying list. FRANKLIN 8.
COOK, Box tse, Bridgeport. Conn.
ft sr For a 8 cent revenue stamp ased on tbe
JyJ back of old photographs. It will pay you
10 look them up. Seud 2-cent stamp tor my
buying list. rUANLLIN S. COOK, Box 4X&,
Bridgeport, Conn.
FIR SALE Three Farms, one 165 seres, one
125 acre, one 100 acres. All fitted tor the
milk business near New MUlord. M. W HILL
New Miltord.
IMPORTANT NOTICE Church and ciiarlta.
ble societies, here ia a chance to Increase
your funds. I want to buy S50W worth of rev
enue stamps, lound on the baek of old photo.
f raphs, nsed during tbe years 1H6J to UTS.
s ve your members look tnem np, and send
them to me. I will pay from Is to ti each,
according to their scarcity. Steam them c A.
but be careful not to tear them as it takes oft
half their value. I also v-ant to buy old post.
sge stamps before 1?6, especially on the oris;-
inal envelopes. Don't delay as a good many
in
1st.
In
S. .DDOtntmenU FRANa
I COOK, Box 49g,
I TX)R SALE SOOO pounds ot tobacco stems.
i x i ney are equal to enemicmi leruusers Kr
' lanrf .ml .hu.tu.r t ,i . r, af mr tn, Kiiil In.
stock; when used tor both, makes tbem 2
double value. Send tor prices and dont tor-
get that I sell the beet carriages tor the mon
ey. MATHEW, PI um trees DiBtiict, Bethel.
Conn. . .
VJOTICE Fi st-clasa grinding done tor 10
il cents per hundred ; also aa good aawtpg
done as any mi 1 ever tuned out, and done
on time, work clone as represented or ao
charges made. Cider, warranted first class,
tor 7 cents per raiioa and cMivemd at abort
notice CHAELsdiB LLAK-i An.PkJtMlCw
Iislrtot, tewtown, (.

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